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Software Acquisition
Title:Software Acquisition
Location:Orlando, FL

8-koi is currently pursuing an opportunity that would support NAWCTSD in the Acquisition and Management of Navy Training Services, in Orlando, FL.  This contract will provide support to overarching programs including; Aviation Platforms, Sea Platforms, Undersea Platforms, Schools, Research as well as other programs that fall under NAWCTSD Program Directorates or Competencies.

We are currently targeting an award date in late 2019 with Contract Transition to begin in early 2020.  As is typical in the Government Contracts Arena, Incumbent (current) employees that fit the skill set and compensation metrics, with a successful performance record will be given first right of refusal to retain employment on this contract while new applicants will be considered for all position on an as needed basis.

Please review all opportunities that are listed and apply to any/all positions that match your skill set.  For further information or any questions please reach out to

Software Acquisition:

Employee(s) in this role will provide support by performing the following work:

a. Determine the degree of fidelity for the simulation necessary to maximize the transfer of training.

b. Develop engineering Specifications and other documents required by NAWCTSD Orlando’s policies and procedures on Technical Procurement Package Preparation and Processing.

c. Assist with the development of evaluation criteria and evaluate technical proposals and work statements submitted by contractors or in-house resources. When appropriate, recommend and justify the best technical approach among offerors that have submitted proposals in response to the RFP or requirements.

d. Provide support to planners.

e. Clarify software design ambiguities, highlighting areas of software design deficiency, and provide support in resolving conflicts in the proposed engineering technical approach. Document the configuration, design, and performance characteristics of the proposed training system software.

f. Evaluate offerors' technical proposals IAW the approved proposal evaluation plan.

g. Review contractor's data deliverable (CDRL items) and internal software life cycle work products (e.g. System Engineering Plan, Software Development Plan, System and Software Requirements Specs, System and Software Design Descriptions, Software Test Plans/Procedures, and other Technical Reports).

h. Continuously monitor and assess performance and recommend appropriate action when contractor delinquencies or deficiencies occur during the trainer system software life cycle.

i. Recommend changes to the training systems contract based on revisions to military training characteristics, changes to performance characteristics, or for pre-planned product improvements.

j. Become familiar with the training system contractor's software life-cycle activities and work products, in order to effectively monitor and assess the software development effort. Assist in resolving related programmatic issues.

k. Participate in appropriate IPT meetings, working groups, design/progress reviews, audits (e.g. Post Award Conferences, Requirements Review, Design Reviews, Test Readiness Review).

l. Monitor and evaluate software metrics data for trends, deviations, and compliance.

m. Monitor the requirements analysis, definition and allocation process and work products generated during the training system life cycle.

n. Monitor the software preliminary and detailed design process and related work products generated during the training system life cycle.

o. Monitor the software code and unit test process and work products generated during the training system life cycle. Review the training system contractor's proposed test criteria and subsequently perform examinations and audit test results.

p. Monitor the hardware and software integration process and work products generated during the training system life cycle.

q. Monitor and participate in the Software Physical Configuration Audit.

r. Monitor and participate in the training system acceptance testing process. Perform and document software cold starts and other software related system testing.

s. Monitor the software configuration management process applied and work products generated during training system life cycle.

t. Monitor the software quality assurance process applied, and work products generated during the training system life cycle.

u. Identify problems being encountered in hardware and software development and provide recommendations for resolving these problems.

v. Analyze potential software requirements for modifications on training systems in the operational phase of the training system life cycle. This analysis shall involve extensive research and coordination, including direct contact with fleet activities, government laboratories, and device/system users.

8-Koi and, its wholly owned subsidiary, CDE are Equal Opportunity Employers. 8-Koi and CDE do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


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